If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.
UNICEF, the world’s leading organization working for the rights of children, seeks a Deputy Director, D-1, Public-Sector Alliances and Resource Mobilization Office (PARMO) in its NYHQ, USA
Under the supervision of the Director, PARMO, undertake the following:
• Support the strategic positioning and partnerships of UNICEF with key donors to mobilise quality resources for UNICEF. This includes monitoring external developments, identifying high risk issues, providing timely analysis/advice and co-ordinating inter-divisional actions to promote UNICEF’s engagement with key partners.
• Support the development and implementation of an integrated resource mobilisation strategy for UNICEF, working closely with Private Sector Partnerships and Fund Raising office, Regional Offices and Country Offices to maximise outreach and engagement for UNICEF.
• Guide the development of policy papers and positions and contribute to key organisational and inter-agency processes on resource mobilisation issues.
• Oversee and assist in meeting divisional accountabilities for contribution management, including streamlining and automating internal processes and procedures.
• Oversee planning for all of PARMO in close coordination with offices in Brussels and Tokyo. Oversee the Cluster which handles Strategic Planning and ODA policies, and ensure optimal policy advice.
• Advanced university degree in social sciences, including international affairs, political science, law, economics, public health, administration, social development and/or other disciplines relevant to UNICEF activities.
• At least thirteen years of progressively responsible professional work experience at senior managerial capacity in the UN system or international organization(s).
• Working closely at senior level with government officials and development cooperation agencies for a minimum of ten years desirable.
• Knowledge of UNICEF and UN policies and procedures. Knowledge of donor government systems and procedures.
• Management experience in programme and systems operations at HQ and in the field.
• Negotiating and development experience required.
• Fluency in English and a second UN language. Knowledge of other UN, as well as other major country languages an asset.
• Highly developed negotiation and communication skills
• Highly developed strategic analysis skills
• Highly developed management skills
This is a re-advertisement to expand the pool of candidates. Previous applicants will be duly considered and need NOT reapply.
Applications will be considered only if accompanied by a Cover letter, an updated CV and P11 form, as well as the two most recent PERs/Evaluations. Please submit your application to firstname.lastname@example.org by 29 April 2013.
Regret letters will only be sent to shortlisted candidates.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.